Selin ATAY-TDO-An investigation has been launched into the police officer following the release of a video showing a police officer's attack on a civilian in the Sevran neighborhood of Paris.
Hundreds of police gathered in front of the district police station to protest the investigation, stressing their support for their colleagues.
In the video which indicates the violence attack, the police officer is seen attacking the citizen, named Lamine Ba, first and then punching her. As the fight grows, she was inactivated with stun gun by the other policemen.
The governor's office said in a statement: "This decision (the decommissioning decision) does not mean that a crime has been committed. It was only for protection. An investigation into the matter is ongoing." However, it was revealed that the police officer had not been suspended.